Vanessa Harnischmacher (She/Her)

Counselor/Therapist, Bach of Social Science (Psychology), Grad Dip Couple and Family Therapy.
 therapist: Vanessa Harnischmacher,
In-Person in Leichhardt, NSW 2040
Online in Australia
If you have been thinking for a while that you would like your life to be better, I can help you make positive changes. Whether you want a better relationship with your partner, child or someone you work with, I can support you to live the life you want to live.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult
Demographic Expertise: Women clients.

Treatment Approach

  • Family Systems
  • Person-Centered
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Approach Description: I utilise person-centred. strengths-based strategies informed by attachment theory and neuropsychology. I will be led by your needs and values to determine what we cover in therapy and the frequency of counselling sessions.

Education & Credentials

Vanessa Harnischmacher Bach of Social Science (Psychology), Grad Dip Couple and Family Therapy.
  • Female
  • License # ACA Membership Number 6309
  • Licensed in NSW
  • Practicing Since 2000
Education: I have completed a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) and a Graduate Diploma in Systemic Couple and Family Therapy.


  • Average Session Fee $90
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • An initial session costs a flat fee of $80 for individuals and $90 for couples. Further sessions are based on affordability starting from $80 to $120 per session
  • Accepts Insurance
  • Medibank; Police Health Fund; St Lukes Health; Phoenix Health; ahm.

Vanessa Harnischmacher Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Leichhardt, NSW 2040
  • Available Online for residents of Australia
  • Online Therapy Details: Zoom, telephone.
Vanessa Harnischmacher Practice Description
My practice is aimed at providing affordable and effective therapy so that you can get on with living the life you want.

Practice Overview

443 Parramatta Road
Available both in-person and online
24 Years Experience
Couple, Individual

Office Hours

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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